Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Department of economics) has been selected for an EIBURS research grant on the theme of ‘Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in credit analysis and ratings”.

The project will be supported by the Research Center “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe“ (SAFE),  a cooperation of the Center for Financial Studies and Goethe University Frankfurt and the University of Milano Bicocca (Department of Economics, Management and Statistics)

Ten universities from seven countries submitted proposals. The grant will run for three years (2020-2022).

The EIBURS research grants are part of the Institute’s Knowledge Programme, through which the EIB Group fosters relationships with universities and research institutes. EIBURS grants are awarded, through a competitive procedure, to university departments or research centres within the EU, the candidate countries or potential candidate countries.

EIBURS provides grants of up to EUR 100 000 per year for three years to research centres working on topics and themes of interest to the Bank’s Group (EIB and EIF).

Thirty-one EIBURS research projects led by 24 universities and research centres from 11 countries have been financed so far.

For more information please also see our research map.